Dan Etlinger

19
Aug

Can I Continue To Own My Business After Bankruptcy?

For an entrepreneur, one of the most distressing aspects of filing for bankruptcy can be imagining its aftermath — can I continue to own my business after a Chapter 11 filing? With extensive experience in this area, Jennis Morse Etlinger attorney Mary Joyner says that under certain circumstances, the answer is yes. Typically, a judge in a Chapter 11 procedure

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4
Aug

Does Filing For Bankruptcy Mean ‘Out of Business’?

For a business owner, financial difficulties and other issues impeding their organization’s progress can be very stressful. If such issues lead to filing for bankruptcy, does that mean the organization will go out of business? Not necessarily, says Mary Joyner, attorney with Jennis Morse Etlinger. The future of a business after a bankruptcy filing depends on that organization’s goals, specific

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19
Jun

David Jennis Presents at TMA’s Restructuring Boot Camp

David Jennis recently presented at Turnaround Management Association (TMA)’s Restructuring Boot Camp Pt. 2: Legal Principles & Ethics.

27
May

FICPA Suncoast/West Coast Chapter Virtual Event – Re-Imagine Your Future Under Subchapter V: A Chapter 11 Survival Tool for Small Businesses

David Jennis and Daniel Etlinger presented on June 10, 2021 on the topic Re-Imagine Your Future Under Subchapter V: A Chapter 11 Survival Tool for Small Businesses.  You can view a video the program at https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/zKAH5V-hwWcr1UbAlOavUnf6b25pOoLH-WmDud703lwW9JZ5nIJ9wVWIfhnncOoq.vTTIJihdb0qdRK-Y (passcode C&ccnDW2).

28
Apr

Healthcare Bankruptcy and the Medical Ombudsman

Bankruptcy filings by medical facilities are on the rise in the COVID-19 era. Because of issues related to the pandemic, many healthcare facilities — from hospitals to assisted living facilities (ALFs) to outpatient surgery locations and more — may face insolvency issues due to lower revenues as well as litigation-related issues due to COVID. Most will end up being sorted

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22
Apr

Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services – 11th Circuit Dramatically Expands Reach of FDCPA Claims

On April 21, 2021 the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an opinion in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services, Inc. in Case Number 19-14434.   The full opinion can be found here. The appeal addresses a question of first impression under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which essentially asks: does a communication between

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13
Apr

Receiving a Notice of Bankruptcy: What to Do?

Receiving a notice of bankruptcy in the mail can elicit a wide range of emotions. For creditors — those who are owed something by an organization or person — there can be feelings of panic or indignation at the thought of not getting what you are owed. That’s where experienced guidance can help — beginning with an understanding of some

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5
Apr

Bankruptcy News & Trends

Bankruptcy law in 2021 is dynamic, with many trends affecting those filing for bankruptcy or being impacted by it. Major national trends include: The new Chapter 11 Subchapter V for small filings The 2021 American Rescue Plan passed in early March, as well as the two 2020 CARES Acts (the CRRSAA or Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, and

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20
Mar

6 Important Points CPAs Need to Know About Chapter 11 Bankruptcies

CPAs are an integral part of a debtor’s team to navigate a chapter 11 bankruptcy.  If its the CPA’s first foray into the arena, he/she may be surprised at some of the nuances to the path and may not now the particular tasks he/she will be called upon.  Here are 6 of the most important points in learning the chapter

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4
Mar

Sacha Ross Joins the Team

Jennis Morse Etlinger is very excited to announce that Sacha Ross has joined the team.  Sacha comes from Grimes Galvano where she primarily handled bankruptcies including 7, 11, 12 and 13.  Her practice also includes assignments for the benefit of creditors, creditor representation, foreclosures and state court loan enforcement.  In recent years she’s turned her attention to Healthcare and Procurement

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